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Pakistani cricketer puts Champions Trophy jersey on auction for coronavirus victims

Pakistani cricketers have jumped on the forefronts in times of a global pandemic after national team fast bowler Rumman Raees presented his cricket equipment for auction to raise funds to help victims of the coronavirus.

“Serving humanity continues my PCB and Islamabad United jerseys, cap and a bat are on auction from 5:00 PM 16Apr – 11:59 PM 19Apr,” informed Raees in a tweet post. “Raised amount will be used to serve the needy during the holy month of Ramazan,” the bowler added.

The equipment presented for the auction also includes a shirt Raees worn at the Champions Trophy 2017, where Pakistan defeated arch-rivals India by 180 runs in the final of the ICC tournament.

The global pandemic of coronavirus has hit Pakistan, like the rest of the world, the deadly virus has affected over 6,505 persons nationwide. So far, 1,645 persons in Pakistan have recovered and 124 people have died.

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